Fedora and 3D Desktop

Dimitris Glezos dimitris at glezos.com
Fri Feb 1 13:42:59 UTC 2008

On Feb 1, 2008 3:15 PM, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > Hi,
> > In Fedora there is a option "Enable desktop effects" but it looks from
> > users point of view that it is there only so that nobody can't say
> > that fedora project doesn't have 3D desktop feature.
> You are being obnoxious. AIGLX which is used in most distributions for
> "3D desktops" today was developed with Fedora.

Maybe Valent is right, that for a *user* (someone unaware of what's
under the hood, and, moreover, who coded it) looking at
desktop-efffects, it may indeed seem that way. If it does, then we're
not giving the correct picture out there. Which is something that
nowadays we all agree we should work on fixing.


> > I'm not trying to start some flame bait thread, but I'm really asking
> > what is the official Fedora project standpoint regarding 3D Desktop.
> http://hoegsberg.blogspot.com/2007/08/compiz-and-fedora.html
> Rahul

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